The UCSF Chancellor’s Circle

The Chancellor’s Circle is a community of like-minded people who are deeply connected to UCSF’s core mission of advancing health worldwide.

Through their annual contributions, Chancellor’s Circle members empower UCSF to respond to urgent health care needs, fuel investigations on the forefront of bioscience, and sustain opportunities for the most exceptional social justice-minded students and faculty members. Circle members learn firsthand about astonishing innovations in health science at virtual events and discussions throughout the year. Now more than ever, we need you to help shape the future of health care.

Join the Circle

UCSF Chancellor’s Circle members are asked to make an annual gift to the Fund for UCSF, an unrestricted fund the chancellor uses for the university’s most pressing needs.

Inspired
$5,000 - $9,999

You will be invited to our annual signature Chancellor’s Circle event, where UCSF faculty members will present exciting advances in health care and research; and the inspirational UCSF Insights speaker series, which focuses on health issues of interest to members and their families.

Pioneer
$10,000 - $24,999

In addition to the above, you will receive an invitation to UCSF’s Saturday Night Stories eventfeaturing compelling performances from our physicians, scientists, and educators that will illustrate the human stories behind UCSF: The Campaign.

Trailblazer
$25,000 - $49,999

In addition to the above, you will be invited to attend the UCSF Academies – highly exclusive gatherings with academic, scientific, and philanthropic leaders in key areas of health including cancer, the neurosciences, and diabetes. Explore the latest advances in state-of-the-art scientific discovery, patient care, and education presented by UCSF's distinguished researchers and physician-scientists.

Visionary
$50,000 and above

In addition to everything above, you will have opportunities to participate in small gatherings – hosted by Chancellor Sam Hawgood at his residence – with world-renowned innovators and clinicians to discuss the state of the university and important health challenges of our time.

* Due to COVID-19, events will be held in person and/or virtually depending on county shelter-in-place orders and current UCSF policies regarding large events and gatherings.

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